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2017 Season Preview: #22 Stevens Ducks

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Location: Hoboken, NJ Coach: Steve Gachko (12th season) ITA National Ranking: 22 ITA Regional Ranking: 9 (Northeast) Blog Power Ranking: 36 Twitter Handle: @Ducks_Tennis Hello all, another day another preview! I will be the first to admit that I was probably a little harsh on the Ducks in my kickoff article, however they let the rackets do the talking and…

2017 Season Preview: #15 Amherst ______________

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Location: Amherst, Massachusetts Coach: Todd Doebler, 3rd season at Amherst ITA National Ranking: 15th ITA Regional Ranking: 6th Blog Power Ranking: 6th Twitter Handle: @AmherstMTennis. Good before and after matches, not the best for in-match updates. Overview: Happy Friday, boys and girls! This is my 3rd preview of the season, so does that mean I will be taking my 3rd…

2017 Season Previews: #3 Middlebury Panthers

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Location: Middlebury, Vermont Coach: Bob Hansen, 6th season at Midd (2nd 29th season…) ITA National Ranking: 3 ITA Regional Ranking: 2 Blog Power Ranking: 5  Twitter Handle: @middtennis. Very reliable updates, solid hashtags and occasional arrogant snark. Overview: For a brief moment, the rest of DIII was trembling. A top-4 of Farrell, Cuba, de Quant, and Derbani? Print the shirts! But…

2017 Season Preview: #29 Trinity (CT) Bantams

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Trinity College (CT) Coach: Lori Shulman (3rd season) Location: Hartford, CT ITA Ranking: #29 Blog Power Ranking: #40 Power 6 Rating: 64 Twitter Handle: @BantamTennis – last update was in May 2012…Ned Mandel and Anson McCook named to 2012 all-NESCAC team!!!   Overview: Since longtime coach Paul Assaiante stopped coaching Trinity tennis 3 years ago…

2017 Season Preview: #1 Bowdoin Polar Bears

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Hello, boys and girls, and welcome to another year of season previews. While I hope you’ve been reading the other previews that have been dropping over the past couple weeks, today is my first of the season and I couldn’t be more excited. New slate of season preview, new D3NE. Fewer #WallsOfText, more #Blurbs. So…

2017 Season Preview: #30 Brandeis Judges

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Brandeis Judges Coach: Ben Lamanna (12th season) Location: Waltham, MA ITA Ranking: #30 Blog Power Ranking: #23 Twitter Handle: @BrandeisTennis – much improved with the updates this fall, good work Deis! Overview: The Brandeis Judges are one of my favorite teams that I cover for a few reasons.  First of all, they compete in the…

2017 Inaugural Power Rankings

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They said we were dead. They said we couldn’t do it anymore. But here we are, giving you the inaugural power rankings of 2017. Not only that, we’re giving you a bit of new flavor this year. We have Regional AS and NEC on board, and we have a new writer in D3Midwest as well.…

MIT Invitational Recap

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Lost in the past weekend of #Surprise(s) and Small College Nationals was the MIT Invitational. While this is not a new tournament, it might as well have been this fall. Last year, MIT hosted teams like BU, Dartmouth, and Harvard for this tournament, but this year it was STACKED with DIII talent. 8 teams made…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Picks!

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Prediction time, boys and girls. Everybody’s favorite chance to point at us and laugh after our picks go horribly awry. You can see that there’s a pretty even split towards the top of the singles picks, with 4 of the 8 contestants/teams being picked to win by different writers in both the singles and the…

ITA Oracle Cup (Small College Nationals) Preview

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SMALL COLLEGE NATIONALS SINGLES PREVIEW Today, there’s this thing called Small College Nationals happening at 10:30AM PT from somewhere in Arizona. Welcome to the desert, folks. Let’s hope that this is real life and not an elaborate theme park for rich people (Westworld Reference! Hit me up on twitter to discuss the newest HBO show,…